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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Back in the Front Range
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it is to laugh
Ha, ha. Very droll, jerry. What are you, Tom's sockpuppet? :)

In Chaff » Petraeus Sentence.
May 02, 9:33am

wow. i agree with jerry.
Yes, there is a difference between having an attack of stupidity and irresponsibility as opposed to releasing things publicly, messily, and with a touch of malice. There just is. Differing senten...

In Chaff » Petraeus Sentence.
May 01, 9:27am

Re: Anyone done the Wind River High Route recently?
We tried to do it late August 2014, but because of the FREAKISH unseasonal weather we bailed and did the CDT through the Winds instead. Of course only a few hours after we bailed out of Knapsack...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Anyone done the Wind River High Route recently?
May 01, 8:48am

Yes, 8x8 will do you
An 8x8 will be fine for two people. The MLD SuperMid is, what?, more like 9x9 and it's a palace for three. Advice: sleep with heads and feet in a corner, not against a side.

In GEAR » ideal sized mid for 2?
May 01, 8:33am

Us the thicker bag
Having used the current Army sleep system... yeah, that's a thin bag. That said, I'm not familiar with the JMT in July, but I don't think I'd use it for high-elevation stuff around...

In GEAR » US Military green patrol bag on JMT
May 01, 8:24am

I find that Hot Pants chafe. I prefer RailRiders EcoMesh.

In GEAR » Hot Weather Pants
April 29, 12:36pm

Lost Creek
Lost Creek has opportunities to link loops into whatever length you want. It's a Wilderness, so no reservations needed. But it is also not really the classic Colorado experience- it's n...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rocky Mountain National Park
April 25, 6:28pm

Re: Need advice - Colorado in mid June
Weminuche, San Juans, Maroon Bells, and Flat Tops are all wonderful ideas, though I really don't know what rules there are about dogs. I'd add Sangre de Cristo because it's full of sho...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Need advice - Colorado in mid June
April 24, 1:24pm

IIRC parking is free in Silverton, not so at the train station in Durango.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Durango or Silverton for train departure?
April 24, 1:17pm

For an ultralight 1P double-walled tent that doesn't use trek poles, it is hard to beat the DW Moment. With the crossing pole it's almost as bomber as a minimalist tent can get, it's l...

In GEAR » 1 person dual wall tent
April 24, 11:27am

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
I just got back from a Wind River Range traverse in which I tried a couple of Mary Jane's Farm meals for the first time- I had never heard of them- and I'm impressed. Fist, my caveat: I hav...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 11, 3:21pm

Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm